Busta Rhymes: "His Death Stopped My Career!" Busta Rhymes Finally Opens Up About His Grief, Nearly Dying & How He Turned His Life Around!
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From Trevor to Busta, love of the rap game to global success, and rock bottom to rebirth. This is Busta Rhymes as you’ve never heard him.
Trevor George Smith Jr. or ‘Busta Rhymes’, first reached fame with the hip-hop group, ‘Leaders of the New School’, and began his solo rap career in 1996, since then has released 11 studio albums and received 12 Grammy Award nominations for his work.
In this conversation Busta and Steven discuss topics, such as:
Growing up in the hood
Starting out in music
Becoming an MC by accident
Using rap as a way out of work
Becoming addicted to entertaining and the reaction of people to his raps
Rapping to protect himself
Selling crack at 12 years old
Failure not being an option for his father
His father standing in the way of his musical career
Getting booed off stage early in his career
His mother signing his record deal at 17 years old
What lessons he would tell his kids to reach success
Why you need to be selfish to reach success
His manger dying in 2012
How his manager taught him ever he knew
His emotional down turn
How his whole life was going in a totally different direction
Why he couldn’t figure himself out
Being on steroid pills
How his son thought he was going to die
You can listen to Busta’s newest album ‘Blockbusta’, here: https://spoti.fi/40UxsvS
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